By Stanley Wolpert, Stanley A. Wolpert
Domestic to a 5th of the world's inhabitants and the biggest democracy on the planet, India holds a well-known position in present occasions but continues to be misunderstood in lots of methods through scholars, execs and others who search a unmarried, authoritative resource for info in this vital zone. The Encyclopedia of India meets this desire, encompassing the heritage, cultures, geography and religions of India from precedent days to the current day. around the 4 volumes of the Encyclopedia, readers are invited to discover India in a entire reference paintings of greater than six hundred alphabetically prepared, illustrated articles. As India's function in international politics and economics keeps to develop, readers will locate the ancient and cultural details contained inside of this paintings an fundamental software to gaining a better appreciation of India and its position in our sleek international.